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Pcos And Long Period
I have pcos qnd just had a week long period that ended 7 days ago and now I just started again. Why is this happening?
PCOS: Pcos is notorious for causing irregular menstrual cycles, interfering with the desire to get pregnant and alters you fasting sugar levels much in the way as would a diabetic. Usually, birth control can help with regulating the menstraul cycles. You may also be placed on a medication called metformin in that will aid in preventing as well as treating diabetes. ...Read more
Pcos is a metabolic disorder affecting 8-10% of women that may cause irregular periods, acne or increased hair growth, infertility or subfertility, and increases the risk of diabetes. To diagnose pcos, we need 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular or no periods 2. Acne, hair growth and/or blood tests showing too much male-type hormones (androgens) 3. Ultrasound showing large ovaries ...Read more
I have pcos, had brown spotting for a month before periods arrived and now period is lasting longer than normal and seem to be getting heavier with no signs of ending is this normal?
Testosterone level high. I have pcos. I refused BC so doc gave me aldactone 50mg a day. How long before it lowers my testosterone. Will period return?
Reached ideal weight but still get PCOS symptoms if not taking meds & period didn't return but symptoms improved. Why didn't this fully reverse PCOS?
Diagnosed with PCOS last Feb, have been taking duphaston for 5 mos now. Period due on Sept 21. Having lumbosacralandpelcic discomfort. Should I worry?
Premenstrual may be?: This could be premenstruation symptoms talk to your doctor for more information, I am available for second opinion www. Healthtap. Com/drinocenciocandelaria ...Read more
I have PCOS & my last period was Oct. 3-11. In the last week I’ve had some symptoms of being pregnant. Tests were negative. Could I still be pregnant?
Saw new GYN. Dx of pcos since 12. Dr said I don't have it since I still get period every month 25-40 day cycles even though I have most clinical sympt?
Hard to answer:
12 is usually too early to diagnose PCOS as most 12 year olds do not ovulate every month yet. PCOS is also something that people can grow out of on occasion.
In order to diagnose PCOS a patient must have 2 out of the 3 following symptoms: irregular periods, signs of elevated testosterone (acne or hair growth) and polycystic ovaries on ultrasound. ...Read more
My girlfriend was diagnosed with pcos and doesn't have her period unless she's on the pill. Does this mean we can't eventually have children?
Not at all: No, it just means it's pretty likely that you and your gf may need some medical help with conception. ...Read more
I was 250lbs at 5'2. Now im 205lbs but my period is still absent irregular. I have pcos. Do I need to lose more weight to get pregnant? Will it regula
PCOS: Weight can contribute to having PCOS, and it is not always possible to determine how much weight loss may result in having ovulatory cycles. Continued weight loss may restore your cycle regularity, but if not, consult a gyn endocrinologist and ovulation induction will facilitate your ability to become pregnant. ...Read more
I have pcos, pregnant 7.5 weeks (based on lmp, but have irregular period). Ultrasound said fetus doesn't have heartbeat. Should I go w/ d&c or wait?
Plan B: Would likely not help in inducing your period. ...Read more
I have pcos and usual only have spoting for a period well now I have been on my period for 28 days now and passing blood clots is this normal?
Been on Primulot N 10mg since 30/8 but got my period today! Did regular & repetitive sex cause it? Pills should delay period right? I have PCOS. HELP
Can diabetes ketosis come outta no where without a diabetes diagnoses? I have pcos im like 2 months late on my period. I'm being like every 10 mins and im so tired plus super Hungary. I have anxiety as well.
Time: Time to stop trying to diagnose yourself based on what, a Google search? Your significant symptoms mandate that you have a full physical evaluation accomplished ASAP. And yes, yesterday's sub-clinical symptoms may be today's overwhelming problem. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with PCOS irregular period want to have baby im taking vitex and maca and had 1 period 7 weeks ago but no change what should I?
I have PCOS and rarely start my period on my own. I've been having very light (brown) discharge for about 2 weeks & bad back pain. What could this be?
I am 19 years 9 month old. I have irregular period. One doctor told be that I have PCOS. What I do to avoid complication related to my future prangnency
If truly PCOS...: PCOS is characterized with symptoms of annovulation (irregular periods) and hyperandrogenism (biochemically or clinically, ie hirsutism). Patients can also have cysts on their ovaries, but is not needed for the diagnosis. PCOS is a diagnosis of exclusion so your Dr. Should make sure there is not something else causing your symptoms. If PCOS, weight loss is typically the most helpful thing. ...Read more
Light period. Only when I wipe. First natural cycle after letrozole. Have PCOS. Is this normal or cervical cancer? Been 6days. Brown/red bleeding
Letrozol/PCOS: Letrozole is an inhibitor of estrogen, and the "off label use is for ovulation induction, which makes your pituitary "think" that your ovaries need more estrogen, so more stimulatory hormone is produced. Initially this can cause a breakdown in the lining of the womb, which in turn results in the discharge you describe. It is not from cancer. ...Read more
I had 3 miscarriages irregular periods & pcos after a yr I stopped metmorfin. I lost weight & my period is reg will it b easier for me not to miscary?
Good for you: Congratulations on having successfully lost weight. The closer you are to the ideal healthy weight, the higher your chances of conceiving and the lower your chances of miscarriage. Having said that, you can still explore some medical assistance to help make this happen faster. ...Read more
Hi, I have PCOS and my dr told me to take birth control pills continuously to stop my period as my period is painful. Is this risky or helpful? Thanks
I am a 38 year old female. I have PCOS, endometriosis, and small fibroids 3 to be exact. I usually have weird periods but I've had a period now since June 19th and I go thru a box of 16 pads in 2 days. I know this is not normal. I called my GYN but s?
I have pcos and was wondering what the best birth control would be best to regulate my period and prevent pregnancy?
Oral contraceptive: A combined oral contraceptive, consisting of both estrogen and progesterone, is the gold standard prescription method for regulation of an irregular menstrual cycle. You would need to talk with your health care provider to ensure you do not have any health issues that would contraindicate you from using this method. ...Read more
I did do a urine test and a pelvic exam actually three times and everything came back negative. My period is irregular also I have PCOS.
Confused: Is this comment related to a previous submission? If, so - we can not cross reference responses in this portion of healthtap. ...Read more
I'm taking dexamethsone 1mg metformin 50 mg Clomid (clomiphene) 50 for pcos, im 4 days late can these pills cause a late period or could I be pregnant?
Haven't had a period since may (2011) and I have taken multiple pregnancy tests and all were negative. What could be the issue? I had my son in january (2011) and it took us 3 years to conceive him. I was diagnosed with pcos and endometriosis prior to. I
The history of PCOS: Raises a red flag? Did you need to use fertility medications to conceive (eg Clomiphene or injectables, letrozole)? You should see a reprooductive endocrinologist about this becuase its been >6mos. Also having gone this long without a period would warrant investigation of your uterine lining and the use of Progesterone for a withdrawal bleed. Also curious if you were on birth control aftr delivey. ...Read more
I have pcos. On syeda BC now. My period is very heavy this week/ mild cramps in my lower pelvis and vagina. Can I also have endometriosis or just pcos?
Endometriosis: Yes you can have both. But need much more information. Best to do 2nd opinion with me so we can get to the bottom of this. ...Read more
Dr. I am 25 yrs. Irregular period. Uterus size (4.2×3.2×2.6 cm), Endometrical thickness 9.2 mm, PCOS (overies size 8cc) Can I get pregnant?
PCOS: Usually with PCOS, the periods are irregular, or absent. And ovulation has been suppressed. It is always possible for spontaneous ovulation to take place, in which case pregnancy is possible, but if you are attempting pregnancy, it is best to see a reproductive endocrinologist for medications which will make pregnancy more likely. ...Read more
Does endometriosis cause pain on just one side of your stomach? Or does this sound more like ovarian cyst? Mild cramps during period. I have pcos
Belly pain: Endometriosis will cause pain on whatever side the actual deposits are and should radiate based on ur Neuro/Embrio anatomy. Ovarian cyst will most of the time hurt only to the side of its location. However, there are other reasons to have pain in the belly in a young woman, like u. If pain is persistent, please have your doctor examine u ASAP to determine he need for further workup. Hpe u feel btr ...Read more